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Give asymptotic upper and lower running time bounds for T(n) for each of the recurrences. Assume that T(n) is constant for n <= 2. Make bounds as tight as possible, and justify solutions.

a) T(n) = 2*T(n/2) + n^3

b) T(n) = T(9n/10) + n

c) T(n) = 16*T(n/4)+n^2

d) T(n) = 7*T(n/3) + n^2

e) T(n) = 7*T(n/2) + n^2

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Recurrence running times are analyzed. The asymptotic upper and lower running time bounds for functions are determined.

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